Anita (DeHaven) Shannon

Anita (DeHaven) Shannon

Anita (DeHaven) Shannon, 101, of Hopewell Twp., passed away peacefully on Thursday, January 20, 2022 to be with her Lord and Savior.  She was born August 30, 1920 the daughter of the late Albert and Edith DeHaven of Aliquippa. Anita was an employee of Westinghouse in Beaver, PA for many years, before retiring.   Her family was the focus and love of her life.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her loving husband Leroy Shannon; three sisters: Darletta (Dot) Yarnell, Jeneva (Jen) Miller, Edith Markgraf, two brothers; Firman DeHaven and Charles DeHaven, all of Aliquippa.
She is survived by her three loving children: Terry Shannon and Wife Cathy; Anita (Shannon) Rohm and husband Tom (Brian) and Norman Shannon, All of Aliquippa; five grandchildren; twelve great grandchildren; two great great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. 
Anita was a sweet, loving, giving mother and grandmother.  She will be truly missed by all who loved her.  She’ll always be in our hearts and special, amazing, beautiful memories.
Special thanks goes out to her Niece Gwen (Markgraf) Hurt of Virginia, who throughout the years sent special gifts and never forgot her birthdays. Also, to Gateway Hospice nurses; Sierra, JoEllen and Mandy for their special care.
All services are private.  Burial will take place in Woodlawn Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Shriners Children’s Hospital,  lovetotherescue.org

6 thoughts on “Anita (DeHaven) Shannon

  1. Gram aka Dwanny you were the most selfless and loving person. I will miss you with all of my being! Your home has now just become a empty shell of a house without you in it! You molded me into the woman I am today. You were my rock. I admired your strength and independence overcoming many obstacles along life’s journey! Gramma I love you so much. You were ALWAYS big about our family reunions and how important they were for you. I can’t even imagine the reunion you must have had with all of your loved ones who passed before you especially your one and only Roy! You were our family staple! Rest easy and rejoice in heaven with your creator. I ❤️ you

  2. Norm and family, so sorry to her of the loss of your mom. My thoughts and prayers are with you.❤️🙏

  3. Terry, Anita, Norm and family, we are sorry to learn of the loss of your mom and your families Dwanyee. Anita raised a wonderful family and we will miss seeing her outside on the porch with her family. Norm we are here if you need anything . I am sure if pets go to heaven Sophie the cat was happy to see her. Sending prayers .

  4. Aunt Nee-Nee was a special lady, I’m deeply saddened by her passing.Her home was a gathering place for all. Although,I live many miles away I would think of her and a smile would come to my face. I will truly miss her.I know she is smiling now as she is greeted by her loved one’s in heaven.

  5. We are so very sorry for the loss of your sweet Anita. We are surely going to miss seeing her sitting on her front porch & waving to us. She is at peace & watching over you all now. You all are in our thoughts & prayers during this difficult time.

    With love,
    Lou, Robin, Isabella & Gianna Ceccarelli

  6. What a special lady. I and my extended family were so blessed to have been progeny of the DeHaven/Albright family. They were good people. Aunt Anita DeHaven bore witness to that. Sorely miss this passing generation.

    Love, Niece Gwendolyn Markgraf Hurt

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